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Wording in Kentucky’s Constitution would make legally enacting a voucher program difficult, if not outright impossible. A tax credit scholarship program is far more likely to be pursued, as far as Kentucky school choice legislation is concerned.

For now, it seems unlikely like any such legislation will be pursued. Governor Steve Beshear is opposed to school choice legislation.


Get more information on the ALEC education bills introduced in Kentucky in 2013:

  • Environmental Literacy Improvement Act (HB 269)
  • The Great Schools Tax Credit (Scholarship Tax Credit) Act (HB 66)
  • The Next Generation Charter Schools Act (HB 76)
  • The Special Needs Scholarship Program Act (HB 155)

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